Workers At Oakland Intermodal Company Vote To Join Teamsters Local 70 Dec 9, 2016 09:33PM

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers at an intermodal rail transportation company in Oakland voted today to form their union as members of Teamsters Local 70 in an effort to achieve a more secure future for themselves and their families.

The drivers, crane operators, groundsmen and mechanics at Pac Rail Services voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 70. The workers service the Union Pacific Railroad at the Port of Oakland. Their... (continue reading...)


Al Jazeera's Jeff Ballou elected 110th National Press Club President Dec 9, 2016 09:21PM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Journalist members of the National Press Club elected Jeff Ballou as their 110th president on Friday, Dec. 9. Ballou, a news editor at Al Jazeera Media Network and the Club's current vice-president will be the first African-American male to be president in the Club's 108-year history.  Ballou will take office on Jan. 13, 2017 and will be inaugurated at the "Club of Champions" inaugural gala on Jan. 14, 2017.

"I am... (continue reading...)


The Just Funky Foundation Names Pranav Arora as Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors Dec 9, 2016 09:00PM

WOOSTER, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Just Funky Foundation is pleased to announce that they have named Pranav Arora as the non-profit organization's Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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Through his new role, Arora will continue to advocate for The Just Funky Foundation. Arora was previously a board member for The Just Funky Foundation, and he was one of the key people in the... (continue reading...)


KBW Announces Index Rebalancing for Fourth-Quarter 2016 Dec 9, 2016 09:00PM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a full-service, boutique investment bank and broker-dealer that specializes in the financial services sector, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF), announces the upcoming index rebalancing for the fourth quarter of 2016.

This quarter there are a sizable number of changes to the two modified-dividend-yield-weighted indexes – the KBW... (continue reading...)


AFGE: Senate Averts Shutdown But Unease Remains Dec 9, 2016 08:57PM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the news that the Senate has barely averted yet another government shutdown, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement:

"Throughout this evening AFGE has been communicating with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. We encouraged them to take action to provide for mine workers and their families and to keep the government open. We urge Congress to... (continue reading...)


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